Author Archives: Dale Kowacki
The Board today (May 14, 2018) discussed again the relative performance of the four managers interviewed on April 12, 2018 over the last five years, and based on those numbers decided to switch to Loomis Sayles because its numbers were … Continue reading
Congratulations to Income Research + Management – they will continue as our Fixed Income investment manager
Income Research + Management (IR+M) was one of the four managers interviewed today (April 12, 2018) from an initial pool of 31 submitted proposals. IR+M has been the manager of the Franklin Regional Retirement System’s fixed income allocation since 2003 … Continue reading
There is a chance that the office will be closed tomorrow, Friday, March 2, 2018 because of foul weather. Please call ahead if you want to check before you make the trip. 413.774.4837
Due to weather considerations, the interviews tomorrow with fixed income managers has been canceled and rescheduled to April 11, 2018.
Congratulations to the following firms which have been selected as fixed income finalists for the Franklin Regional Retirement System. Presentations are scheduled from 8:30 to 10:30 am for January 17, 2018 at the retirement board’s office located at 278 Main Street, Suite 311, … Continue reading
We are closed and have gone home before the severe weather hits (right at commute time). We also unplugged all our electronic equipment. We’ll be back tomorrow (6/20/2016) at 8:00 am. Stay safe.
Joseph E. Connarton, Executive Director Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission Dear Mr. Connarton: This letter is to inform you that at its February 22, 2017 meeting, the Board voted a retirees’ COLA of 3% beginning July 1, 2017. Also, at … Continue reading
Aberdeen Asset Management has been chosen by the Franklin Regional Retirement Board to manage the retirement system’s small cap core investment allocation. Aberdeen was primarily chosen because the various measures of their performance were better than the other bidders. The … Continue reading
The Franklin Regional Retirement System concluded a regular election on December 12, 2016, that resulted in the election of Gabriele H. Voelker to the position of Fourth Member on the board for a three-year term beginning on January 1, 2017 … Continue reading
Polen Capital’s 3-year numbers lead the pack, so it was an easy decision for the Board of the Franklin Regional Retirement System to vote today (November 30, 2016) to go another 7 years with these fine folks. There were some very … Continue reading